South Asians for Human Rights

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Published in The Daily Mirror on Oct. 22 ::

Nine Pakistani refugees who were sheltered in a church at Negombo were attacked following an argument and were admitted to the Negombo Hospital, police said.

Police said a Pakistani child who had gone to the beach had got into an argument with a Sri Lankan boy, after which a group had gone to the church and attacked the Pakistanis.

No arrests had been made in connection with the incident.